Taft High's Adolphus Washington says it 'feels good' to be drafted by Buffalo

Washington selected in third round

The first thing Taft High School graduate Adolphus Washington tweeted after he was drafted Friday night?

Washington was drafted by the Buffalo Bills Saturday night in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Washington, a senior at Ohio State, was a first team All-American. He was part of Ohio State's National Championship team in 2014.

While at Taft, the football team went to the playoffs in 2010 and 2011; he also played basketball and was part of the 2011 Division III state championship team.

More on Washington and his Taft roots

The Bills noted Washington's fake-outs, his existent touchdown record (rare for a defensive lineman), and his well-rounded athleticism, citing his years at Taft.

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